Regulars Region ACT And Southern NSW (11) Gold Coast (11) Hunter NSW (11) National Office (11) New South Wales (11) Northern Territory (11) North Queensland (11) Queensland (11) South Australia (11) Tasmania (11) Victoria (11) Western Australia (11) Donotshow (4) Date Range Past Month (1) Past 3 Months (2) Past 1 Year (5) Past 2 Or More Years (5) Planning must support growth Our state and local government planning systems hold back the residential building industry from delivering more affordable home ownership options. Specialists not supervisors While it’s convenient for some, building certifiers shouldn’t be made the scapegoats for defective building work. Leading the charge Despite recent wins for the housing industry, HIA’s advocacy won’t stop with the election. Beyond the election HIA’s focus on its election imperatives won’t stop at the polling booths, but will continue to drive the Association’s policy agenda to benefit industry. Welcome to the new HOUSING website Browse HOUSING articles plus access a wealth of up-to-the-minute news, expert commentary, special features, profiles and more in between issues. Our 10-point game plan Home ownership will remain out of reach for many Australians if the next federal government doesn’t put housing firmly on its agenda. Measure to manage Quality data collection is needed to ensure we have well-planned and resourced cities with sufficient housing supply for our growing population. Population policy questions Population growth and the ageing population, housing the nation, and the scope of future infrastructure programs are prominent issues in 2018.